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Jonathan Watts - London - The Guardian

Foreign Correspondence

A 20+ year career as a foreign correspondent in Japan, Brazil and China has given Jonathan time to reflect on the great responsibility and privilege of the job, but also the preposterousness of being tasked with summing up another country. Speaking to us while on sabbatical in the Amazon rainforest, Jonathan tells how he came to realize that the environment is the most important issue of our time and how that lead him to his current job as Global Environment Editor for The Guardian in London. We talk about where he is in the Amazon (5:22), how he is the product of then-robust UK social welfare programs and went to Manchester University during the music boom there (9:45), his move to Japan and first steps/misteps into journalism (17:42), getting his foot in the door at The Guardian as a stringer in Japan (23:03), moving to China as a full-time correspondent (30:41), switching to Brazil in search of a break just as the country fell off the cliff (42:41), the jarring return to the UK after so many years abroad (49:20), de-ghetto-izing environmental reporting (54:52), The Guardian’s big feature series last year spotlighting The Polluters most responsible for historic greenhouse gas emissions (59:50), and finish on the lightning round (1:05:55). Here are links to some of the things we talked about: Rainforest Journalism Fund - http://bit.ly/2tQ2ERV Concrete: the most destructive material on earth - http://bit.ly/2GmjR8d Jonathan's book When a Billion Chinese Jump - https://amzn.to/37u8Jlz Opening story in The Polluters series in the Guardian - http://bit.ly/2NYijFK Mongabay - http://bit.ly/38ByRv5 NYT story on methane leaks - https://nyti.ms/38Gne6c Jonathan's story on North Korea air raid drill - http://bit.ly/3aF2Ofr Follow us on Twitter @foreignpod or on Facebook at facebook.com/foreignpod Music: LoveChances (makaihbeats.net) by Makaih Beats From: freemusicarchive.org CC BY NC

1hr 24mins

26 Jan 2020

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Exploring Music E 01 Diving and Syncing Lost Gems with Mark Garfield and Jonathan Watts part 01 of 03

Exploring Music Podcast

In this conversation Mark Garfield and Jonathan Watts discuss the obscure gems they find more and more called for in sync licensing.Click to listen to a Spotify playlist with all the music mentioned in the 3 parts of this conversation, all listed in order of mention. Mark Garfield of Pop-Up Music and Jonathan Watts of Adelphoi Music discuss the rare finds, the lost gems, the unusual music that they have unearthed for use in visual media sync licensing. Mark Garfield is the founder and co-director of Pop-Up Music, a global music library and publisher that provides music for sync licensing. Pop-Up has placed music with global advertising agencies such as McCann Erickson and Saatchi and Saatchi, in ad campaigns for Estee Lauder and NAB, in films such as Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, Vox Lux (the Natalie Portman movie) and Prospect, in video games like Far Cry 5, in TV series for Netflix, CBS, BBC, Starz and The History Channel among many others. Pop-Up has built a very interesting catalogue that covers a lot of quite unusual music. Mark is also a professional musician who has toured and recorded as a drummer for over twenty years, plus he has a long history of music production and song writing. And joining Mark is Jonathan Watts. Jonathan is music producer and music supervisor at the multi award winning Adelphoi Music, which is a team of musicians, composers, producers, DJs and passionate music fans and whose extensive client list includes Nike, Lacoste, Qatar Airways, BMW, Ralph Lauren, Virgin, Amazon, Google, among many other world leading companies. Before his close to 5 years at Adelphoi, Jonathan held positions of Head of Production at Tsunami Music, Music Supervisor and Partnerships Manager at Square Enix specifically working on the game Sleeping Dogs, Business Development Manager plus Radio Presenter at the Ministry of Sound. Click to listen to a Spotify playlist with all the music mentioned in the 3 parts of this conversation, all listed in order of mention. We decided that just conversation on podcasts was lacking atmosphere, so we have written and recorded unique music for each conversation. The players on this episode are Joe Schirl on bass guitar and Peter Mayerhofer on hand pan.This episode conversation was recorded at The Joint in the Kings Cross area of London, England. Click here for more information on their services. If you have any suggestions for future episodes, themes and/or guests, or comments on this episode, please let us know.If you wish to support us in producing this podcast series, please click the donate button. Any and all help will be put towards production expenses and let us afford to travel to far off lands to interview some of the most interesting and experienced music industry professionals about the music they treasure.Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=WVZLRF49C7Y6A&source=url)

42mins

4 Nov 2019

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Exploring Music E 02 Diving and Syncing Lost Gems with Mark Garfield and Jonathan Watts part 02 of 03

Exploring Music Podcast

In this conversation Mark Garfield and Jonathan Watts discuss the obscure gems they find more and more called for in sync licensing.Click to listen to a Spotify playlist with all the music mentioned in the 3 parts of this conversation, all listed in order of mention. Mark Garfield of Pop-Up Music and Jonathan Watts of Adelphoi Music discuss the rare finds, the lost gems, the unusual music that they have unearthed for use in visual media sync licensing. Mark Garfield is the founder and co-director of Pop-Up Music, a global music library and publisher that provides music for sync licensing. Pop-Up has placed music with global advertising agencies such as McCann Erickson and Saatchi and Saatchi, in ad campaigns for Estee Lauder and NAB, in films such as Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, Vox Lux (the Natalie Portman movie) and Prospect, in video games like Far Cry 5, in TV series for Netflix, CBS, BBC, Starz and The History Channel among many others. Pop-Up has built a very interesting catalogue that covers a lot of quite unusual music. Mark is also a professional musician who has toured and recorded as a drummer for over twenty years, plus he has a long history of music production and song writing. And joining Mark is Jonathan Watts. Jonathan is music producer and music supervisor at the multi award winning Adelphoi Music, which is a team of musicians, composers, producers, DJs and passionate music fans and whose extensive client list includes Nike, Lacoste, Qatar Airways, BMW, Ralph Lauren, Virgin, Amazon, Google, among many other world leading companies. Before his close to 5 years at Adelphoi, Jonathan held positions of Head of Production at Tsunami Music, Music Supervisor and Partnerships Manager at Square Enix specifically working on the game Sleeping Dogs, Business Development Manager plus Radio Presenter at the Ministry of Sound.We decided that just conversation on podcasts was lacking atmosphere, so we have written and recorded unique music for each conversation. The players on this episode are Joe Schirl on bass guitar and Peter Mayerhofer on hand pan.This episode conversation was recorded at The Joint in the Kings Cross area of London, England. Click here for more information on their services. If you have any suggestions for future episodes, themes and/or guests, or comments on this episode, please let us know.If you wish to support us in producing this podcast series, please click the donate button. Any and all help will be put towards production expenses and let us afford to travel to far off lands to interview some of the most interesting and experienced music industry professionals about the music they treasure. Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=WVZLRF49C7Y6A&source=url)

38mins

4 Nov 2019

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Exploring Music E 03 Diving and Syncing Lost Gems with Mark Garfield and Jonathan Watts part 03 of 03

Exploring Music Podcast

In this conversation Mark Garfield and Jonathan Watts discuss the obscure gems they find more and more called for in sync licensing.Click to listen to a Spotify playlist with all the music mentioned in the 3 parts of this conversation, all listed in order of mention.  Mark Garfield of Pop-Up Music and Jonathan Watts of Adelphoi Music discuss the rare finds, the lost gems, the unusual music that they have unearthed for use in visual media sync licensing. Mark Garfield is the founder and co-director of Pop-Up Music, a global music library and publisher that provides music for sync licensing. Pop-Up has placed music with global advertising agencies such as McCann Erickson and Saatchi and Saatchi, in ad campaigns for Estee Lauder and NAB, in films such as Once Upon A Time In Hollywood, Vox Lux (the Natalie Portman movie) and Prospect, in video games like Far Cry 5, in TV series for Netflix, CBS, BBC, Starz and The History Channel among many others. Pop-Up has built a very interesting catalogue that covers a lot of quite unusual music. Mark is also a professional musician who has toured and recorded as a drummer for over twenty years, plus he has a long history of music production and song writing. And joining Mark is Jonathan Watts. Jonathan is music producer and music supervisor at the multi award winning Adelphoi Music, which is a team of musicians, composers, producers, DJs and passionate music fans and whose extensive client list includes Nike, Lacoste, Qatar Airways, BMW, Ralph Lauren, Virgin, Amazon, Google, among many other world leading companies. Before his close to 5 years at Adelphoi, Jonathan held positions of Head of Production at Tsunami Music, Music Supervisor and Partnerships Manager at Square Enix specifically working on the game Sleeping Dogs, Business Development Manager plus Radio Presenter at the Ministry of Sound.We decided that just conversation on podcasts was lacking atmosphere, so we have written and recorded unique music for each conversation. The players on this episode are Joe Schirl on bass guitar and Peter Mayerhofer on hand pan.This episode conversation was recorded at The Joint in the Kings Cross area of London, England. Click here for more information on their services. If you have any suggestions for future episodes, themes and/or guests, or comments on this episode, please let us know.If you wish to support us in producing this podcast series, please click the donate button. Any and all help will be put towards production expenses and let us afford to travel to far off lands to interview some of the most interesting and experienced music industry professionals about the music they treasure.Support the show (https://www.paypal.com/cgi-bin/webscr?cmd=_s-xclick&hosted_button_id=WVZLRF49C7Y6A&source=url)

32mins

4 Nov 2019

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Life in the Kingdom: Created to be Whole - Jonathan Watts | 25/08/19

Northcross Sermons

Jonathan Watts continues our study on the Sermon on the Mount.

52mins

26 Aug 2019

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James: Listen, Look, Learn, Live, Love - Jonathan Watts | 02/06/19

Northcross Sermons

Jonathan Watts continues our study through James in the evening service.

37mins

4 Jun 2019

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Why Church?: Why Giving? - Jonathan Watts | 13/05/18

Northcross Sermons

Jonathan Watts concludes our study on the church with a message on why we give.

36mins

14 May 2018

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Everyday Faith: How Do I Grow as a Christian? - Jonathan Watts | 28/02/18

Northcross Sermons

Jonathan Watts answers the question 'how do I grow as a Christian?' by focusing on the importance of attending a good church.

30mins

28 Feb 2018

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The Wait of Faith: Dealing with Doubt - Jonathan Watts | 21/01/18

Northcross Sermons

Jonathan Watts preaches on the Parable of the Persistent Widow / Unjust Judge.

38mins

21 Jan 2018

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Have You Heard the One About... The Extreme Lie Detector Test? - Jonathan Watts | 22/11/17

Northcross Sermons

Jonathan Watts preaching on Acts 5.

22mins

23 Nov 2017

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